Pedagogic Principles

Theory-Based Learning Principles Known to Work

  • Literacy Scaffolding
      consideration of the needs of all learners to comprehend, use, and act on useful information
  • Formative Assessment
      information that helps students learn and know how well they are doing
  • Critical Thinking
      thinking with a purpose and judging what to believe
  • Cooperative Learning
      virtual teams working cooperatively to learn
  • Human Interest Stories
      stories by or about individuals to engage and illustrate
  • Motivated Learning
      learning with a desire to discover and be challenged
  • Learning Transfer
      game-based processes usable afterwards in solving unrelated problems